Mallorca 1-0 Atletico Madrid: Vedat Muriqi goal sinks Atleti

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Atletico Madrid fell to an away defeat at the hands of Mallorca at Estadi de Son Moix on Wednesday. Mallorca were looking to pick up points, following a 2-0 victory against Villarreal while Atleti were struggling for form following a draw in their last match. Mallorca are now in 10th place on the table and have 19 points while Atleti sit in 6th with 24 points after 14 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Mallorca, when Vedat Muriqi found the net, at 16 minutes, ending the first half 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

Substitutions for Mallorca included Rodrigo Battaglia, Clement Grenier, Amath Ndiaye, Abdon and Franco Russo for Iddrisu Baba, Kang In Lee, Antonio Sanchez, Vedat Muriqi and Giovanni Gonzalez, respectively. Atleti brought on Angel Correa, Thomas Lemar, Koke and Sergio Reguilon, to replace Nahuel Molina, Yannick Carrasco, Rodrigo De Paul and Reinildo Mandava.

There were bookings for Iddrisu Baba, Kang In Lee, Inigo Ruiz de Galarreta, Clement Grenier and Martin Valjent from Mallorca, and Nahuel Molina, Rodrigo De Paul and Angel Correa, for Atleti.

Mallorca will next play Getafe away, with Atleti facing Elche at home.

Technical card:
Mallorca:Predrag Rajkovic, Giovanni Gonzalez (Franco Russo, min.90), Martin Valjent, Raillo, Copete, Jaume Costa, Antonio Sanchez (Amath Ndiaye, min.72), Inigo Ruiz de Galarreta, Iddrisu Baba (Rodrigo Battaglia, min.46), Kang In Lee (Clement Grenier, min.72) and Vedat Muriqi (Abdon, min.87)
Atletico Madrid:Jan Oblak, Nahuel Molina (Angel Correa, min.30), Stefan Savic, Felipe, Reinildo Mandava (Sergio Reguilon, min.69), Marcos Llorente, Axel Witsel, Rodrigo De Paul (Koke, min.69), Yannick Carrasco (Thomas Lemar, min.59), Alvaro Morata and Antoine Griezmann
Stadium:Estadi de Son Moix
Goals:Vedat Muriqi (1-0, min. 16)